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5 Ways to Stay Happy When You're Not Healthy

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:34:00 PM

Dealing with health problems is never fun, and, for many seniors, it can be tough to remain happy when your health is declining. But there are ways to find happiness in everyday things even when you're not feeling your best. Here are 5 ways to stay happy even when you're not healthy. 

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Smart Home Devices For Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:58:00 PM

Technology seems to make life a little easier and safer. If you're caring for a senior loved one or your parents, then you might want to add some smart devices to help you and them out. From televisions and washing machines, many appliances are incorporating smart technology to make tasks easier. Here's a look at a few of the smart devices that are a must for a senior's home. 

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5 Pets That Are Easy For Seniors To Take Care Of

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors can enjoy the many benefits of owning a pet without the hassle of taking care of an animal that requires a lot of time and work. Some domesticated animals, such as dogs and cats, need too much attention on a daily basis. They also require regular visits to the vet for shots and check-ups. Luckily, there are many other animals that are easy to care for and make amazing pets for seniors who can't take care of a dog or cat any longer. Let's look at a list of alternative animals your loved one will enjoy having around.

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Claim Denied: Common Things Your Insurance Won’t Pay For

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Health insurance covers various care costs, but seniors may be surprised to know that there are several common things that insurance companies won't help cover. Learn what you might be asked to pay for out of pocket when it comes to senior healthcare. 

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The Top 5 Senior Safe Cars For 2018

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Selecting a safe vehicle is one of the most important decisions that a senior can make. Once mobility becomes more limited, seniors require a vehicle with controls that are easy to use and the car should also be easy to get in and out of.

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Safe Exercise Equipment for Seniors: Light Free Weights, Weight Machines and Stretchy Bands

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's very important to be fit as a senior. As your body ages, it automatically starts losing muscle mass. However, if you stay fit, you can keep your muscle mass levels high. This will help you in everyday tasks such as getting groceries, walking to the neighborhood store, cooking, cleaning etc. It also helps you to feel more energetic as you go about your day and helps you get a good night's sleep.

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Senior Health: 3 Coping Mechanisms For Grandchildren Caring For Grandparents

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Caregiving is a lot for anyone to handle. We've put together a list of three powerful coping mechanisms that will help you: clear your mind, avoid depression and isolation, and minimize feelings of loneliness. If you--or someone you know--are providing care for your grandparents, these tips will serve as a helpful guide to help you manage stress.

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How Baby Boomers are Reshaping Retirement

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 5, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Baby boomers are rewriting the way we think of retirement. Many are working past the age of 65 and have many plans before they retire. Baby boomers are living longer than those from generations before them, and this makes them want to accomplish more in their life.

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6 Benefits of Herb Gardening for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors can go to the market and buy herbs, but there are so many benefits for seniors when they grown their own herbs. Herb gardening can be a rewarding hobby for seniors that can give them more than just fresh herbs. Here are some benefits of herb gardening. 

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Senior Sleeplessness: Could It Be Insomnia?

Posted by Michael Watson on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Although the term insomnia is often assigned to any restless night a person encounters, many of those nights are circumstantial at best. Insomnia actually refers to a "sleep disorder" rather than the occasional sleeplessness that many seniors experience. Here are a few basic facts. 

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